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Synonyms for deflation
dɪˈfleɪ ʃənde·fla·tion

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  1. deflationnoun


  2. deflationnoun

    The loss cause utter deflation and disappointment among the fans.


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  4. deflationnoun

    An economic contraction.



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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deflationnoun

    (geology) the erosion of soil as a consequence of sand and dust and loose rocks being removed by the wind

    "a constant deflation of the desert landscape"

    inflation, rising prices, disinflation

  2. deflationnoun

    a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices

    inflation, rising prices, disinflation

  3. deflationnoun

    the act of letting the air out of something

    inflation, disinflation, rising prices

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "deflation":

    deflation, contraction, disinflation, recession, downturn

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. deflation

    I'm MELTING!!!!, implant rupture

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How to use deflation in a sentence?

  1. Giuseppe Sersale:

    Draghi faces the hard task of avoiding that satisfaction for this welcome development (higher inflation target) does not translate into a signal that the governing council has lowered the guard against the risk of deflation.

  2. Kerry Craig:

    There are real risks of recession and deflation, but there are also reasons to believe that 2015 will be a better year for the euro zone than this year has been.

  3. Derek Holt at Scotiabank:

    There is scant evidence to suggest that the era of exceptionally low rates of inflation with multiple episodes of deflation has ended.

  4. Richard Tice:

    It suits multinational banks to create volatility from which they can profit, a lower sterling is good for exports which is good for jobs and there is no inflation to worry about from imports, since deflation is the greater issue.

  5. Akira Amari:

    I understand why the Greek people are venting their frustration. Fiscal consolidation is not making progress, they are in deflation. The world expects Greece and the EU to cooperate on a final bailout plan.

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